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Sports Rehabilitation & Prevention

Hyperbaric Therapy

 

WHAT IS HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY?

Hyperbaric means increased atmospheric pressure.  By breathing pure oxygen in a chamber that is moderately pressurized, dramatically increased amounts of oxygen will be safely delivered to all tissues in the body even to places that have restricted blood flow or blockages.  Although the history of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy goes back to 1662, it is only recently that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is finally emerging as a major medical therapy, both curative as well as preventative, that produces considerable improvement in our overall health.

Are there any side effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

There is no downside to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy; there are no negative side effects that can be damaging to your health. You may experience a popping in your ears as a result of the changing pressure that is identical to the experience of flying in airplanes. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy sessions are comfortable and typically leave one with an overall sense of well being. Most therapies will include a modest increased pressurization, like swimming to the bottom of a pool. Pressurization is gradual and relaxed, allowing plenty of time to equalize your ears. The chamber is warm, cozy and equipped with pillows.  Most people have a wonderfully nourishing nap, while others read and listen to music.

Who Benefits from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Everyone!  Bottom line, from muscle to bone injury and from infections to relatively healthy tissue, healing takes place three times faster with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. While Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is not a miracle cure, it is noninvasive, safe, works well with other treatments and has a growing body of documented studies that prove that it helps people achieve better health and live longer with more comfortable and productive lives.

 

Conditions which may benefit from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy include:

o   Arthritis

o   ADD/ADHD

o   Autism

o   Asthma

o   Allergies

o   Acute Mountain Sickness

o   Acne

o   Brain Injury

o   Bell’s Palsy

o   Chronic Fatigue

o   Cerebral Palsy

o   Crohn’s Disease

o   Fibromyalgia

o   Frequent Air Travel

o   Hypoxia

o   Alzheimer’s

o   Parkinson’s Disease

o   Anti-Aging

o   Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

o   Joint Pain

o   Loss of Limb

o   Lupus

o   Lyme Disease

o   Multiple Sclerosis

o   Sports Injury

o   Stroke

o   Surgery: Pre/Post

o   Wound Healing

o   Diabetic complications

o   Circulation Problems

o   Headaches

o   Acid Stomach

o   Candida/Yeast Infections

o   Body Detoxification

o   Skin Disorders

o   Sleeping Disorders

o   Cosmetic Surgery

o   Immune deficiency